Tag Archive for UK

Ukpabio sues British Humanists for criticism of her anti-witchcraft methods

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Skeptics know very well what it’s like to be targeted litigiously by those who want to stop bad press. Helen Ukpabio, whom we’ve written about multiple times, is trying to silence criticism of her methods against witch children. Libel tourist and Nigerian ‘witch hunter’ (the self styled) ‘Lady Apostle’ Helen Ukpabio attempts to stifle critics by…

UK couple convicted in fake bomb detector scam

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Doubtful News has kept up on the ongoing accusations, arrests and convictions of those involved in a scam that garnered millions of dollars from security forces around the world in exchange for a cheap, useless “bomb detector” and device that was claimed to find other things including drugs and missing children. Jim McCormick and Gary…

Hinckley’s hopping with UFO reports

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People have been reporting lights in the sky of this Midlands town in the U.K. However, they aren’t really looking for answers, just sort of panicking over it. More UFO sightings in the skies of Hinckley – Hinckley Times. More sightings of suspected UFOs in Hinckley have been reported. The latest incidents happened on May…

Oma and Pa have a magic tree

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People gave money to a woman who promised them a miracle fix for their desperate life problems. You can guess how this all turned out. Badly. ‘Shaman’ took £1million from cancer victims to hang from ‘magic tree’ in Amazon – Telegraph. A bogus faith healer conned at least £1 million from victims who were convinced…

When is a “support” group not a good thing – when it reinforces a dangerous belief

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A support group for alien abductees is meeting in the U.K. to provide mutual support for each other. Not only do they have a troublesome relationship with a society that might call them “crazy”, but they may be causing more harm to each other even with good intentions. Doubtful News contacted a volunteer who helps UFO…

Glowing green glitch or ghost?

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A photographer finds something odd in his snapshots of an official event. Look: Was a ghost spotted during Irish President’s visit to Coventry? Telegraph photographer Joe Bailey had quite a shock when he went though his pictures taken at today’s Irish President visit to Coventry. For in those images he found a ghoulish green ‘ghost’…

Boom boom, it’s not great to be crazy

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It’s not thunder, it’s not gas explosions. What is causing the mystery booms in Highgate? More mystery ‘explosions’ in Highgate baffle experts. Noise experts are scratching their heads over mysterious “explosions” in Highgate – after dozens of residents reported hearing 
another loud bang this week. People living in the Shepherd’s Hill and Archway Road area…

Richard’s remains questioned

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Uh oh, someone is doubtful that the remains really are of the king. Not surprising. ‘Richard III remains’ found in Leicester car park have doubt cast upon them. Leading archaeologists have challenged one of the most sensational discoveries of the last century, insisting there is no proof that the man with the twisted spine found…

Waking up with psychic powers

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What are the possible explanations for a man who woke up after a brain injury with what feels like a new “sense”? Southend Student Emerges from Coma with ‘Psychic Powers’ When Rob Ball was viciously attacked outside a Southend nightclub in 2009, the 6’8″ (2.02m) “gentle giant” was in a coma for two weeks and…

Dog survives 12 mile trip trapped in car engine

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Must have been a harrowing ride! Incredible photo: Puppy survives 12-mile car journey trapped in the engine A miracle dog has been welcomed home safe and well after somehow surviving a half-hour journey trapped inside a car engine. ‘Betty Boop’, a three-month-old Jack Russell, managed to climb up through the engine of a neighbour’s Audi…

‘Faceless monk’? More like worthless bunk

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Once again, ghost evidence fails. Seriously, this is evidence? And it’s in the news? ‘Faceless monk’ spotted in window of St Peter and St Paul Church in Borden by Sittingbourne photographer Laura Dickson. Laura Dickson, from Sittingbourne, has taken several photographs in which ghostly figures mysteriously appear. The latest incident took place during an afternoon…

Psychic diagnosed woman with cancer and was right!

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Did a psychic diagose a woman for cancer? Not so fast. Diagnosed by a psychic: Neath mum’s extraordinary cancer story – Wales Online Natasha Clyant visited medium Diane Lazarus in the hope of getting a comforting message from her late dad – but the medium ended up sensing she had cervical cancer. And when she…

A squid-like surprise in the curly fries

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It’s not clear what this stuff was but it was not supposed to be there. Witham man claims he saw white slimy creatures ‘found in Morrisons fresh curly fries’. MORRISONS is investigating claims made by a customer that he discovered “white, slimy-looking creatures with tentacles” inside a packet of fresh curly fries. Brian Pickering, of…

Do Mormon teachings constitute fraud? Head of church in U.K. summoned.

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Well, isn’t this interesting… Head of Mormon church Thomas Monson summoned by British magistrate’s court over Adam and Eve teaching – Telegraph. A British magistrate has issued an extraordinary summons to the worldwide leader of the Mormon church alleging that its teachings about mankind amount to fraud. Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of…

Sleepwalking is hazardous to your health

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She’s lucky she’s not dead. Lincolnshire mum wakes up with a broken back and a broken neck after sleepwalking | Lincolnshire Echo. Lincolnshire mum, Morag Fisher, woke up in a pool of blood- having broken her back, neck and both wrists after falling down the stairs whilst sleepwalking. Morag Fisher, from Witham St Hughs, was…